Subject: Re: should kernel output look different on the console?
To: None <drochner@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: port-i386
Date: 05/07/1998 16:27:15
On Thu, 7 May 1998, Matt Thomas wrote:

> At 09:17 AM 5/7/98 , Matthias Drochner wrote:
> >I have some changes in the queue which add a simple
> >model of screen attributes (colors in particular) to the
> >wscons code.
> >I did this mostly because I like the way pcvt displays
> >kernel output (white-on-red).
> I use green on black myself (I hate white and red, it's
> not very readable).

Green-on-black is what I use too.

I think a reasonable default configuration would be either that or the
existing grey-on-black for normal text, and (bright) white-on-black for
kernel messages. That would also not "depend" on color.